Upcoming events in the Northern Bighorn Basin.
Women interested in the business side of agriculture, from farmers markets up to large commercial enterprises, are invited to a free Lunch N’ Learn Seminar on Saturday, January 27, in Powell. The University of Wyoming Extension and area panelists will discuss niche markets and how to be a better borrower. The Lunch N’ Learn is from 10am to 2pm at Northwest College’s Nelson House, 550 College Dr, in Powell. Lunch will be provided courtesy of: Soroptimists International of Cody; Farm Credit Services of America, Briess Malt & Ingredients; and, Linton’s Big R of Powell. Interested women must RSVP by January 23. For more information or to register call 307.754.8836.
Donors are needed for a community blood drive on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 1-6 pm at the Trinity Bible Church in Powell. There will be snacks, video entertainment, and every donor is eligible for a share of $300 in cash and prizes. For more information or to make an appointment call 307.272.5090 or visit: https://www.bloodhero.com/index.cfm?group=op&expand=753006&zc=82435.
The University of Wyoming Extension will offer Pesticide Application Training at various locations around the Bighorn Basin in January and February. The free four hour training is for anyone that needs a private pesticide license, a license recertification, or intends to apply restricted use pesticides on their property next spring. Topics covered include: integrated pest management; pesticide labeling and safety; pesticide calibration; and, worker protection standards. For more information call 307.527.8560. The dates, times, and locations of the trainings are as follows: January 30, 8a-12p, Lovell, Lovell Annex; January 31, 1-5pm, Cody, Park Co. Library; February 12, 1-5pm, Greybull, Big Horn Co. Weed & Pest Building; and, February 20, 8a-12p, Powell, Park Co. Fairgrounds Bicentennial Hall.
The Lovell Branch Library located at 300 Oregon Ave hosts a children’s Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30am. Call 307.548.7228 for more information.
The Wyoming Department of Family Services (WDFS) is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). The federally funded program helps those on fixed incomes or people with low incomes pay for heating costs during the winter months. For more information visit the WDFS website dfsweb.wyo.gov or call 800.246.4221.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR class on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The next class is February 14. The cost of the class is $40. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited. Participants that complete the class receive an AHA Heart Saver Card. Call 307.578.2568 for more information.
The Lovell/Kane Area Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. at its new location, 324 Oregon Ave. in Lovell, just a half block north of the old location.
The Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 287 Main Street, has 2018 calendars on sale, with images of Lovell, the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area and Pryor Mountain Wild Mustangs, for just $8.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid class on the 3rd Wednesday of every odd numbered month at 6 p.m. The cost of the class is $40. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited. Participants that complete the class receive an AHA Heart Saver Card. Call 307.578.2568 for more information.
There is cash payout bingo on Friday, January 19, at the Powell Eagles Lodge on N. Clark St. The Eagle Rider’s bingo games start at 7pm, food and adult beverages are available for purchase and the minimum buy-in is $12.
The Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program can help cowboy state smokers kick their habit. Free prescription medications and support to assist quitting tobacco can be obtained through the program. For more information or to talk to a trained quit coach call 800.QUIT.NOW (784.8669) or visit www.quitwyoming.org.
The Powell Valley Recycling Center located at 946 Road 10 in Powell is open for assisted recycling drop off on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm. They accept: cardboard, aluminum, newspaper, steel cans, office paper, plastic grocery bags, and numbers 1 and 2 plastics. The center does not accept glass or styrofoam. Self help drop off bins are available during non business hours and days.
The Powell Chapter of TOPS, take off pounds sensibly, meets every Thursday at 5:30pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Powell. Call 800.932.8677 for more information.
The Adventure, 107.1 KWHO, has an improved web page. The Adventure’s website is now a valuable resource for listeners. Visitors can access Wyoming news from the Casper Tribune and local news from area newspapers. If you can’t listen to our great music over the air, live streaming is available on our web page. There’s also a link to the Little Big Show Facebook page. And if that wasn't enough, the Weather Channel's Cody, WY, weather forecast is just a click away. Every day is an adventure. We invite you to spend your mornings sipping coffee while listening to the Little Big Show and reading state and local news. The best way to start your weekday is at the right end of your radio dial and at adventurebighorns.com.